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Dealing with Despondency

The rain cascades down the window as I sit, close to the ledge, hoping I can make something of this day. Until then–well– it is just one of… 486 more words


Quote of the Day: Edison

“I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.”
~ Thomas A. Edison

My business mentors many years back would always drum similar advice into our heads: that failure wasn’t real failure until you gave up, and that the biggest winners in life were always the biggest ‘failures'; they found success after attempting, failing, learning, and trying again. 64 more words



They say that the only constant in life is change. As life goes on for me, I would agree that this is true. It doesn’t matter how many times you find that life has gotten into a manageable rhythm, something always seems to change. 200 more words


Supernatural Strength

So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God. 150 more words


"What I feared has not happened"

We’re reading the book of Tobit at Evening Prayer this week.  It is one of the Bible’s novellas, weaving the lives of improbable characters together in unusual ways. 210 more words


A Song of Trust

At that time, this song
will be sung in the country of Judah:
We have a strong city, Salvation City,
built and fortified with salvation. 264 more words


Elizabeth: There’s No Comparison

I had a different topic planned for today, but then I saw this blog post by Chuck Wendig about comparing ourselves to others and thought it was a message worth sharing. 305 more words